Banner Health Alerts 3.7 Million Potential Victims of Hack

New submitter Netdoctor writes: Apparently Banner Health is the latest victim of a cyber attack, with the Health conglomerate reporting on two incidents in July. While not all Banner customers were affected, payment details as well as customer information were leaked, according to their news brief. Some 3.7 million people are potentially affected by the attack, including patients, health plan members, healthcare providers and customers at its food and beverage outlets. Card payments for medical services appear to be safe. The company is offering a free one-year membership in monitoring services to those who are affected by the breach. Banner Health said in a statement: âoeThe patient and health plan information may have included names, birthdates, addresses, physiciansâ(TM) names, dates of service, claims information, and possibly health insurance information and social security numbers, if provided to Banner Health.”

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